Gray matter deficits in young onset schizophrenia are independent of age of onset.

@article{Lim1996GrayMD,
  title={Gray matter deficits in young onset schizophrenia are independent of age of onset.},
  author={Kelvin O. Lim and Debra Harris and Maureen Beal and Anne L Hoff and Kyi Minn and John G. Csernansky and William O. Faustman and Laura Marsh and Edith V. Sullivan and Adolf Pfefferbaum},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={1996},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={4-13}
}
This study examined whether the degree of brain dysmorphology observable in adulthood was related to onset age of schizophrenic symptoms. Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans were acquired in 57 men with schizophrenia, whose age at MRI was 19-53 years, and whose symptom onset ranged from age 7 to 29 years; all were inpatients in a state hospital. Volumes of intracranial space, cortical gray matter (GM) and white matter (WM), and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in lateral and third ventricles… CONTINUE READING